Robert Gober speaks in metaphors

The artist gave up his usual reticence at the opening of his MoMA retrospective

Published online: 01 October 2014

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More than a one-night stand

Works from this year’s Nuit Blanche festival in Paris will become permanent installations

Published online: 01 October 2014

Anselm Kiefer, the artist who won’t let us forget

Artist confronts Germany's dark past in Royal Academy retrospective, which has earned glowing previews

Published online: 25 September 2014

Star of David rises over Hitler’s former HQ

Artists rebuild fragments of a former synagogue in Polish castle

Published online: 16 September 2014

Room for reflection

The New York State Museum in Albany recreates families’ memorials to 9/11 victims

Published online: 11 September 2014

Istanbul Biennial curator reveals concept behind 'Saltwater' theme

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev is enlisting support of oceanographers as well as artists

Published online: 11 September 2014


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Goths invade the British Library

The (ghoulish?) folks at the British Library would like you to see its latest exhibition, “Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination,” and they are willing to scare you into coming. The video accompanying the show features a small amount of wonder but a large amount of terror, all of which should put you into the right mood for an exhibition looking at 250 years of Gothic influence on culture. The exhibition opens on 3 October—just in time for Halloween—and includes around 200 objects.